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have

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of have

  1. a wealthy person a society that discriminates between the haves and the have-nots Synonyms Croesus, deep pocket, fat cat, capitalist, money, moneybags, plutocrat, silk stockingRelated Words moneymaker, money-spinner [chiefly British]; magnate, nabob, tycoon; billionaire, gazillionaire, millionaire, multibillionaire, multimillionaire, multimillionairess, zillionaire; heir, heiress, jet-setter, jeunesse doréeNear Antonyms bankrupt, beggarAntonyms have-not, pauper


have

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of have

  1. 1 to keep, control, or experience as one's own my uncle has a sizable collection of black powder rifles Synonyms command, enjoy, hold, own, possess, retain Related Words keep, reserve, withhold; bear, carry; boast, show off, sport Phrases rejoice in Near Antonyms abandon, cede, disclaim, disown, hand over, relinquish, renounce, surrender, yield; discard, dump; decline, reject, repudiate, spurn; need, require Antonyms lack, want

  2. 2 to agree to receive whether willingly or reluctantly we decided that I would have the job of calling the volunteers on the phone she refused to have him as a husband Synonyms accept, takeRelated Words accede (to), assent (to), concede (to), confirm, consent (to), OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrant; acquiesce (to), bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to); abide, bear, brook, countenance, endure, shoulder, stand, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, swallow, sweat out, tolerate; adopt, embrace, welcomeNear Antonyms dissent (to), object (to), oppose, protest; hold off, resist, withstand; combat, contest, fightAntonyms decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, refuse, reject, spurn, turn down, veto

  3. 3 to bring forth from the womb her grandmother had 11 children Synonyms birth [chiefly dialect], deliver, drop, bear, mother, produceRelated Words labor; breed, multiply, propagate, reproduce, spawn; beget, father, generate, get, sire; calve, kid, kindle, kitten, litter, pup, whelpNear Antonyms abort, lose, miscarry

  4. 4 to cause to believe what is untrue he'd been had —the painting was a fake, and he never saw the “art dealer” or his money again Synonyms bamboozle, beguile, bluff, buffalo, burn, catch, con, cozen, delude, dupe, fake out, fool, gaff, gammon, gull, deceive, have on [chiefly British], hoax, hoodwink, hornswoggle, humbug, juggle, misguide, misinform, mislead, snooker, snow, spoof, string along, sucker, suck in, take in, trickRelated Words kid, put on, tease; bleed, cheat, chisel, defraud, diddle, euchre, flam, fleece, gyp, hustle, mulct, rook, shortchange, skin, squeeze, stick, sting, swindleNear Antonyms debunk, expose, reveal, show up, uncloak, uncover, unmask; disclose, divulge, tell, unveil; disabuse, disenchant, disillusionAntonyms undeceive

  5. 5 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it had a great time at the party had three operations on her leg Synonyms endure, feel, experience, know, pass, see, suffer, sustain, taste, undergo, witnessRelated Words encounter, meet; accept, receive; assimilate, digest

  6. 6 to give permission for or to approve of I will not have any more nonsense about a party in celebration of my retirement Synonyms green-light, allow, permit, sufferRelated Words authorize, commission, license (also licence); accede (to), acquiesce, agree (to), assent (to), consent (to), OK (or okay), warrant; accord, concede, grant, sanction, vouchsafe; admit, brook, condone, countenance, endure, support, tolerateNear Antonyms hinder, impede, obstruct; censure, disallow, disapprove, deny, interdict, refuse, reject, revoke, suppress, withhold; deplore, discountenance, disfavor, dislike, frown (at or on), grudge; check, curb, keep, repress, restrainAntonyms ban, enjoin, forbid, prohibit, proscribe, veto

  7. 7 to influence someone with a bribe an upstanding judge who could not be had at any price Synonyms buy, corrupt, bribe, pay off, squareRelated Words fix, tamper (with); abase, debase, debauch, defile, degrade, demean, deprave, dishonor, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, taint, warp; allure, bait, beguile, entice, lead on, lure, seduce, tempt; motivate, provoke, spur, stimulate; goad, induce; flatter, persuade; snare, trap

  8. 8 to keep in one's mind or heart I have never had an unkind thought for him do you have an opinion? Synonyms bear, cherish, entertain, harbor, hold, nurseRelated Words cultivate, foster, nurture, support, sustain; carry, keep, maintain, preserve, remember, retain, treasure; cleave (to), cling (to), hug, stick (to); brood (about or over), fixate (on or upon), obsess (about or over)Near Antonyms disregard, drop, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook; abjure, decline, deny, disdain, refuse, reject, repudiate, scorn; abandon, desert, discard, forsake, give up, part (with), quit, renounce, throw out; erase, expunge


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